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Feminine Moments' newsletter - #1, 2016

Feminine Moments' newsletter

January 2016

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader

In the October newsletter I introduced you to photographer and queer woman Anastasia Kuba's art project 'Nothing but Light', which was successfully crowdfunded and she could rent a studio. Anastasia is the featured artist of this newsletter. I am very happy to present the stories of Niko and Joss, two the many people who have joined Anastasia's project, at Feminine Moments.

Featured Artist

Niko by Anastasia Kuba

Anastasia Kuba: Nothing but Light 

- Niko

Niko: "Between my addictions and mental illnesses there’s a lot of blank spaces in my memory. I turn twenty five next month, and everyone just keeps telling me I’m a baby. ...Read more.

Joss by Anastasia Kuba

Anastasia Kuba: Nothing but Light 

- Joss

Joss. They/Them. "Trauma is intimately connected to why I was drawn to Nothing But Light. As a survivor of sexual abuse, I struggle to discern what is and is not safe and kind to my body, carrying shame more than any other emotion when I do acknowledge its existence. …

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New Book

Gabrielle by Jessica Yatrofsky

Jessica Yatrofsky: Artist Talk and Booksigning in New York

Press release from Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art Jessica Yatrofsky: Artist Talk & Book Signing: I Heart Girl/Boy January 28, 6-8 pm Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 26 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013 Jessica Yatrofsky is a New York-based artist, known for film and photographic work exploring body politics, beauty, and gender. She will be …

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Work by Ester Fleckner

Ester Fleckner: A closet does not connect under the bed

Ester Fleckner: A closet does not connect under the bed, January 23 – March 13, 2016 at Overgaden – Institut for Samtidskunst, Overgaden neden Vandet 17, DK-1414 København K, Denmark. ...

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ROMAINE BROOKS Paintings, drawings, photographs

ROMAINE BROOKS Paintings, drawings, photographs December 19, 2015 - March 13, 2016 Venice, Palazzo Fortuny ROMAINE BROOKS Paintings, drawings, photographs is the first ever exhibtion with works by lesbain artist Romaine Brook (1874–1970) in Italy. Catalogue published by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. … Read more.

Queer Threads

Queer Threads Exhibition runs from December 11, 2015 through March 13, 2016 at Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA) Decker Gallery, Baltimore, USA... Read more.


ZANELE MUHOLI - SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA runs through 29 January, 2016 at STEVENSON GALLERY, South Africa … Read more.

Chicago, February 24, 6:00 PM: Lecture in Photography: Zanele Muholi, Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Avenue, 2nd floor at Columbia College of Chicago, USA.

SuperQueeroes – Our LGBTI* Comic Book Heroes and Heroines

For the first time in Germany, a museum is devoting an entire exhibition to “queer” comics. “SuperQueeroes – Our LGBTI* Comic Book Heroes and Heroines” runs through June 26, 2016 … Read more.



Mary Coble: Performing Defiance (2015)

Video of PERFORMING DEFIANCE by Mary Coble at the MADE Festival, Norrlands Opera, Umeå, Sweden (2015). Mary Coble is an American queer feminist artist. Mary Coble was born in 1978 and is from Julian, North Carolina, USA. She is a professor at the Funen Art Academy in Odense, Denmark and currently she lives and has a studio in Gothenburg, Sweden. … Read more.


Artist Talks

Sheila Pepe on European Armor

The Artist Project: Sheila Pepe. Video By The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA, 2015. Read more.

Artist at Work: Sheila Pepe at the ICA/Boston

Artist talk by Sheila Pepe, USA. "In September 2014, Sheila Pepe spent a week installing Put Me Down Gently, a site-specific work cascading down through the building's elevator shaft … Read more.

The Making Of: The Demonstration by Coco Guzman

Artist talk by Coco Guzman, Canada (2014). The Demonstration, an installation by Coco Guzman, created with the help of Carla Molina-Holmes. Video by Serene Husni. ... Read more.

Happy Midsumma Festival to queer people in Australia!

Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com